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Fort George National Historic Site of Canada

26 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S-1J0, Canada
+1 905-468-4257
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26 Queen Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S-1J0, Canada
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"musket demonstration"
in 108 reviews
"fife and drum"
in 20 reviews
"re enactments"
in 17 reviews
"period costume"
in 22 reviews
"original building"
in 15 reviews
"powder magazine"
in 15 reviews
"british army"
in 13 reviews
"history buff"
in 34 reviews
"costumed staff"
in 11 reviews
"free admission"
in 12 reviews
"great historical site"
in 10 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 11 reviews
"gift shop"
in 40 reviews
"answer questions"
in 14 reviews
"couple of hours"
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"ghost tour"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very interesting history, staff were excellent. Facilities were clean. The gift store had many, many excellent choices of books and memorabilia for sale.

Thank Elva H
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This fort survives from the War of 1812, and was again used as an army training camp prior to WW I. Costumed guides are found in every building, and there's a schedule of special activities virtually every weekend during the summer. On June 16, there...More

Thank Karen L
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It’s a part of Parks CANADA! This historic place is well maintained. The reenactment staff are knowledgeable and enthusiastic! The buildings have informative plaques and historical artifacts. They even have functional fire pit oven/stove and make fresh cookies and rustic bread daily to show and...More

Thank Jessica L
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I don't think this place is very well known. What a piece of land and all its stories! The guides were friendly, entertaining and knowledgeable. The gift shop had a few trinkets. Good place to learn more about that time in history, to imagine the...More

Thank Carhool
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were there on a special weekend commemorating WWI and there were lots of demonstrations so it was very entertaining. However, all the staff were very knowledgeable, in period costumes, and anxious to share. Their credit card machine was not working so they let us...More

Thank Ann H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Fort George during their Napoleonic Weekend. The battle re-enactment was very informative and entertaining. Touring through the buildings was also informative and gave a good glimpse into life at that time. We had an opportunity to speak with some of the folks who...More

Thank KPR18
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to swing by Fort George on our way out of Niagara Falls and were so glad we went. My 4 kids ages 7-12 had a wonderful time. The book they give them at admission with the promise of a prize at the end...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes much of this might be rebuilt or a replica - but it is a great place to visit. I enjoyed the facilities and it was interesting to see how squaddies and officers lived in days gone by. However, I learnt more about the war...More

Thank Roger W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Niagara wine country you must visit the Fort George National Historic Site. It is a faithful reconstruction of the fort that played an important role during the war of 1812-1814 between the USA and the British Crown. The staff are dressed...More

Thank Dendroctonus
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fort is very nice. They refurbished it well. If you are into history it is a must stop. When I went there were a large number of schools.

Thank wolf3728
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dmul010647
1 January 2018|
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Response from NetBri | Reviewed this property |
For 2018 I believe the rate is $11.70 for adults and free for children to age 17
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freedom78
20 June 2017|
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$12 per adult. Seniors or AAA get $1 off.
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edie19
26 September 2016|
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Response from AZTraveler6504 | Reviewed this property |
My answer may be too late, but this year (2017) is Canada's 150th birthday so many of their parks are free entrance. We didn't pay an entrance fee, just $6 Canadian to park. It's not that far to drive from Niagara Falls... More
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